Episode 7: Brandon Hawk on Old English, an audience of women, and why it’s called The Vercelli Book
In Episode 7 of Inside My Favorite Manuscript, Lindsey and Dot chat with Brandon Hawk about The Vercelli Book, one of the four major surviving manuscripts containing Old English literature. We talk about the sermons, the poetry, the possible audience, Celtic inspiration in what decoration there is, and why it’s called the Vercelli Book.
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